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Miconia calvescens Dc.
VELVET TREE
Miconia

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Miconia calvescens DC.
velvet tree


General Information
Symbol: MICA20
Group: Dicot
Family: Melastomataceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : HI   I
Other Common Names: miconia
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Melastomataceae – Melastome family
Genus Miconia Ruiz & Pav. – johnnyberry
Species Miconia calvescens DC. – velvet tree

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Hawaii Miconia
miconia Noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Miconia Miconia calvescens miconia velvet tree This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. 1999. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station. Makawao, Hawaii.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FAC

Related Links

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (MICA20)
CalPhotos (MICA20)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (MICA20)
Related Websites
Australia-Queensland NRM Facts (MICA20)
CA-California Exotic Pest Plant Council (MICA20)
FAO Document Repository (MICA20)
FM-Federated States of Micronesia (MICA20)
Forestry Images (MICA20)
GISP-CABI Online Toolkit (MICA20)
GU-Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems (MICA20)
HI DLNR-Hawaii's Most Invasive Horticultural Plants (MICA20)
HI-Bishop Museum (MICA20)
HI-Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project (HEAR) (MICA20)
HI-Operation Miconia (MICA20)
HI-Plants in the Hawaiian Environment (Distance Education) (MICA20)
HI-University of Hawaii (MICA20)
Hawaii - Wanted: Locations of Miconia (MICA20)
Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources: Alien Species (MICA20)
Miconia calvescens in Hawaii: A Summary (MICA20)
NY-New York Botanical Garden Specimens (MICA20)
Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) (MICA20)
Plant Conservation Alliance-Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas (MICA20)
TNC-Invasives on the Web (MICA20)
USA WES-Plant Management Information System (MICA20)
USDA NRCS Hawaii State Office (MICA20)
University of Hawaii Botany Department: Alien Plants of Hawaii (MICA20)

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Miconia calvescens
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